Category : Black Local and National News

- 1 month ago

Could COVID-19 Crisis Kill Small Business Entrepreneurship?

 Photo: YouTube It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has left many existing small businesses struggling, and the continued economic uncertainty threatens to kill the ambitions of entrepreneurs who planned to launch new businesses but now must pu...

- 1 month ago

Senate passes HBCU Bill

The HBCU PARTNERS Act builds on President Donald Trump’s 2017 executive order on HBCUs, Sens. Scott and Coons noted in a news release. It will require federal agencies with relevant grants and programs to undertake annual planning and coordinate thei...

- 1 month ago

Electoral College seals President-Elect Biden’s election victory

Though largely viewed as a formality, the many challenges and the outrageous – almost treasonous – behavior displayed by Trump, his supporters, and a large swath of Republican officials made this year’s Electoral College gathering more eventful, if n...

- 1 month ago

President-Elect Joe Biden announces key members of health team

This deeply qualified, diverse team will be ready on day one to contain the COVID pandemic; ensure the safe, free, and equitable distribution of vaccines; make sure every American has access to affordable, quality health care; and guard against the f...

- 1 month ago

Gold dropped in Salvation Army Red Kettle in Plainfield

In a year of unprecedented need, The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division is grateful to receive a gold coin in a Red Kettle in Plainfield. A 1/10 ounce $5 American Gold Eagle coin was dropped into a kettle outside the Jewel-Osco at 2480 Rte. 59 in...

- 1 month ago

Will County reports 47,285 COVID cases

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted 17 to 4 Thursday in support of the FDA granting Pfizer, Inc. and BioNTech SE Emergency Use Authorization for the compaines’ COVID-19 vaccine. Th...